Tag: Democrat

Sep 12 2018

Democrat Joe Cunningham Gains Local Support

By Gregg Bragg, Island Eye News Sr. Staff Writer Joe Cunningham is on the ballot for South Carolina’s first congressional district (SC-1). He says; “We need common sense, not chaos. We have to put people over politics, and country before party.” Cunningham prefers making himself available in person, and has been busy with “Meet & …

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May 23 2018

Bill Would Improve FEMA Practices

By Sanford Press Office for The Island Eye News U.S. Senators Brian Schatz (D-HI) and Tim Scott (R-SC) and U.S. Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Mark Sanford (R-SC) introduced legislation that would help more vulnerable homeowners move out of dangerous flood zones. The bipartisan bill calls for a comprehensive review of the Federal Emergency Management …

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Dec 16 2015

Sanford, Scott Lead Efforts To Halt Seismic Testing In The Atlantic

Staff Report for Island Eye News On Dec. 10, Representatives Mark Sanford (R-SC) and Bobby Scott (D-VA) joined together in sending a letter signed by 31 members of the House to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. It requested a halt to the permitting and review process for potential seismic testing in the Atlantic Ocean. …

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May 24 2012

Letter To The Editor: Bobbie Rose for US House District One

I am writing to complete the picture of the US House First District Race reported in the Island Eye News May 11, 2012 edition. Bobbie Rose is also running for US House District One this November. Bobbie is a highly accomplished woman running as the Democratic candidate in this race. Her website is www.bobbieroseforcongress.com for …

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Mar 02 2012

The Coastal Conservation League Commends SC House on Passage of Local Food Bill: Local Food and Farm Economies Act signals strong support for local growers, calls for state-owned facilities to increase investment in South Carolina providers

Provided   The Coastal Conservation League, a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting the natural environment of the South Carolina coastal plain and to enhancing the quality of life in its communities, applauded the South Carolina House of Representatives for passing House Bill 4881, the “Local Food and Farm Economies Act,” with overwhelming support last Thursday. …

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